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2011 House Bill 4645: Revise teacher certification details
  1. Introduced by Rep. Robert Genetski (R) on May 17, 2011, to revise details of the current system of prohibiting a person to teach in a Michigan elementary school without a government-issued teaching certificate. The bill would replace a system of “provisional” and “professional” certificates with a single teaching certificate with the same educational requirements as the “provisional” certificate. The bill would also repeal licensure provisions in a 2006 law that required all teachers to complete a three-credit course on reading disabilities.
    • Referred to the House Education Committee on May 17, 2011.

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